In order to regulate the traffic and to ensure an “Accident free New Year Eve,” the following traffic arrangements are made.

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The Chennai police on Friday gave out a list of restrictions to regulate traffic on News Year's Eve. Read their full list here:

Marina beach and Elliots Beach will attract thousands of people on Kamrajar Salai and Besant Nagar to celebrate New Year Eve on 31.12.2017. In order to regulate the traffic and ensure smooth movement of public vehicles to ensure an “Accident free New Year Eve”  the following traffic arrangements are made.

Traffic Bandobust arrangements on Kamarajar Salai & Rajaji Salai

1. All Foreshore Road entries will be barricaded on 31.12.2017 from 20.00 hrs onwards to prevent the vehicles entry to the Beach foreshore road.

2. Vehicles inside the foreshore road will be allowed to exit in Kamarajar Salai only up to 20.00 hrs. After 20.00 hrs inside parked vehicles will be allowed to exit only towards Light House.

3. Vehicles will not be allowed on Kamrajar Salai between the stretch from Gandhi Statue up to War Memorial from 20.00 hrs on 31.12.2017 to 01.01.2018/02.00 hrs.

4. Approach roads towards Kamaraj Salai, Lloyds Road, Besant Road, Ayodhi Nagar, Sunguvar Street, Bharathi Salai, Wallaja Road, Swami Sivanandha Salai junctions will be barricaded completely to prevent vehicles entering into Kamarajar Salai from 20.00 hrs onwards.

5. Vehicles will not be allowed from Wallajha point and RBI North sub way towards War Memorial from 20.00 hrs and will be diverted towards Flagg staff road to reach Anna Salai.

6. Vehicles coming from RK Salai, Wallajha Road, Bharathi Salai, Lloyds Road, Dr Besant Road, Adams Road, Flagstaff Road, War Memorial will not be allowed from 20.00 hrs towards Kamarajar Salai and commuters can park their vehicles in the parking places as mentioned.

7. Vehicles coming from Adyar towards Gandhi Statue will be diverted at Katchery road x Santhome High road junction to take the diversion route via Luz junction, Royapetttah high road, Music Academy to reach Ann Salai.

8. Vehicle coming from Karaneeswrer koil street will not be allowed towards Kamarajar Salai, It will be allowed towards Santhome high road

9. Vehicles from North intend to go towards South will be diverted from 20.00 hrs towards Flag staff road. Anna Salai, Wellington, GP Road to reach their destination.

10. No vehicle will be permitted towards loop road.  The vehicle will be diverted at Srinivasapuram.  No vehicles will be permitted to enter Kamarajar Salai via loop road.

B) Traffic arrangements at Elliot’s Beach.

1. On Besant Nagar Elliots Beach vehicles will not be allowed after 20.00 hrs on 31.12.2017 inside 6th Avenue Elliots Beach till 02.00 hrs on 01.01.2018.

2. 6th Avenue will be blocked at 5th Avenue jn 4th Main Road Jn. 3rd Main Road Jn., 16th Cross Street Jn. and vehicles will not be allowed from 7th Avenue MG Road Jn. towards Vellankanni Church.

C) Vehicle Parking Places

1) Swamy Sivananda Salai – One side

2) Railway Basement at MRTS Chepauk.

3) MRTS, Lloyds Road.

4) Queen Mary’s College campus. 

5) One side on Dr Besant Road

6) One side on Lloyds Road

7) One side on Besant Nagar 4th Avenue 

8) One side on Besant Nagar 3rd Main Road 

9) One side on Besant Nagar 4th Main Road 

10) One side on Besant Nagar 5th Avenue 

11) One side on Besant Nagar 2nd Avenue 

12) One side on Besant Nagar 3rd  Avenue

Motorists are requested to cooperate.

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